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Balthazar Getty's Father Dies

February 7th, 2011 8:19am EST
Balthazar Getty
Brothers & Sisters actor Balthazar Getty has lost his father, oil heir John Paul Getty III.

The 54 year old, the grandson of oil tycoon Jean Paul Getty, died on Sunday in Buckinghamshire, England after a long illness.

Getty had been in poor health since 1981 when a drug overdose caused a stroke, which left him paralyzed and nearly blind.

The overdose came just eight years after he was kidnapped in Rome, Italy and held for a $17 million ransom. His captors, who cut off part of his ear, were never found but Getty was discovered alive in southern Italy in 1973.

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Balthazar Getty Quits 'Brothers & Sisters'

August 2nd, 2010 8:26am EDT
Balthazar Getty
Actor Balthazar Getty has followed in Rob Lowe's footsteps by quitting hit show Brothers & Sisters, according to reports.

Lowe bid farewell to his TV family earlier this year and now Getty has also decided to leave the series ahead of the upcoming fifth season, according to

Sources tell the website the star's departure was a "creative decision" and the absence of his character, Tommy, will be explained in the premiere episode, which airs next month.

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Joe Jonas Unable To Do 'Brothers & Sisters' Cameo

February 6th, 2010 7:02pm EST
Joe Jonas
Joe Jonas has missed out on a Brothers And Sisters role because of a "scheduling conflict."

The pop star has signed on to play a young version of Balthazar Getty's Tommy character in a flashback episode of the drama, but now he's pulled out.

Young star Cody Longo will replace him, according to reports.

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Stars Who Should Disappear In 2010

December 25th, 2009 11:46am EST
Stars who should disappear in 2010
You hear that guys and girls? We've had quite enough of you. It's time to go away for a year, or 10, it's time. Check out our slideshow of celebrities that we don't want to see for a while!

1. We have been inundated with stories about you and your failed attempt at being a married man. It hasn't even been a full year of this nonsense, and we are sick of the stories already. Time for go...away.

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2. We get it, you have 8 kids. You are doing a good enough job of ruining thei...

Sienna Miller Receives An Apology From The New York Times

October 22nd, 2009 9:35am EDT
Sienna Miller Receives An Apology
Sienna Miller has received an apology from the newspaper for incorrectly stating she dated the late Heath Ledger.

The New York Times listed the late star and rapper Sean 'Diddy' Combs as previous boyfriends of the Factory Girl actress.

However Miller, who has dated Jude Law, Rhys Ifans and actor Balthazar Getty, was left furious at the incorrect romantic link the newspaper had published.

Bosses at the publication have now apologized for claiming she was more than just friends with both stars.

An apology in the newspaper reads, "An article about Sienna Miller mis-states the n...

Sienna Miller Dating Slinky Wizard?

August 12th, 2009 9:32am EDT
Sienna Miller Dating Slinky Wizard
Actress Sienna Miller is moving on after her split from Balthazar Getty - she's dating a DJ called Slinky Wizard, according to a new report.

The actress ended her on/off relationship with the Brothers & Sisters star earlier this year and has already been linked to the DJ - real name George Barker.

The pair was spotted getting close to one another at the Secret Garden Party in Cambridge, England last month, reports Britain's Daily Mirror. And the 27 year is old is so smitten with the Mixmaster, she is already planning their first romantic getaway.

A source tells the newspaper, "S...

Sienna Miller Opens Up About Getty Split

June 16th, 2009 8:59am EDT
Sienna Miller
Actress Sienna Miller has opened up about her split from Brothers & Sisters star Balthazar Getty - insisting she should have been "more conscious" of her actions while she was romancing the married oil heir.

The British beauty found herself at the center of a major scandal involving Getty after he reportedly cheated on his wife with her in 2008. Miller faced a barrage of negative press about her romance with the actor, and the couple eventually split earlier this year. And the Alfie star admits she ended the relationship after a long talk with one of her girlfriends forced her to come t...

Rumer Willis To Guest Star On 'Medium'

March 12th, 2009 10:15am EDT
Rumer Willis
Rumer Willis, Balthazar Getty and Anjelica Huston guest star in a powerful episode of NBC's "Medium" this spring titled, "The First Bite Is The Deepest."

Patricia Arquette stars as well as directs for the second time this season and Anjelica Huston reprises her Emmy nominated role of Cynthia Keener, a private investigator who worked with Allison Dubois last season and is now serving time in prison for the murder of her daughter's killer.

In the episode, Keener reaches out to Allison for help when a friend (Willis) turns up missing. Allison learns the missing young woman was a k...

Spotlight On Notorious Hollywood Affairs

February 20th, 2009 9:00am EST
Evan Rachel Wood & Marilyn Manson
Valentine's Day may be over, but when it comes to Hollywood, breakups and makeups occur everyday, causing the media to hunt for the next juicy story of love found and lost in the city of angels. Unlike common relationships, these celebrities have chosen to declare their controversial romances in music videos, films, and everywhere in between. However, many of these notorious connections have not all ended in bliss. From Golden-era to modern-day, these are the top Hollywood affairs.


He's a Hollywood hunk who has played everything from a smooth talk...

'Brothers & Sisters' Star Looking For A New Job?

January 22nd, 2009 8:41am EST
Balthazar Getty
Sienna Miller's on-off boyfriend, Balthazar Getty, is heading to jail as part of a storyline in hit TV drama Brothers & Sisters. The actor, who plays Tommy Walker on the show, has long been the subject of firing rumors, following his affair with Miller in 2008.

Insiders claimed the romance had caused a rift between Getty and his co-stars, but the actor recently insisted there were no problems on the set, claims backed up by his TV sister Rachel Griffiths.

Earlier this month, Getty told TV Guide, "There were all these stories that the set was divided... but we're family. You have u...

Balthazar Getty Not Leaving 'Brothers & Sisters'

December 31st, 2008 8:50am EST
Balthazar Getty
Balthazar Getty's publicists are acting fast to dispel reports the actor is set to quit hit show Brothers & Sisters over his romance with Sienna Miller. Set insiders told website that the actor was on his way out of the show after losing friends over the way he cheated on his wife Rosetta.

The sources revealed that discussions may have begun between Getty and producers on how best to remove his popular character Tommy from the show. Getty has played the character since the series launched in September 2006.

But his aide tells that Getty has no pl...

New Year's Resolutions The Stars Should Make

December 30th, 2008 9:08am EST
Amy Winehouse
Lose weight. Stop being late. Get a date. 'Tis the season to make New Year's resolutions. Surveys show that people around the world view the advent of a brand new year with hope, optimism and the intent to make personal and professional improvements.

Here's a look at the top 10 New Year's resolutions made each year and the celebrities who should commit now to making changes in 2009.

1. Spend More Time With Family and Friends

We love Brad and Angelina's devotion to their brood, so we venture this suggestion with all due respect: Spend time with the six crumb-snatchers you h...

Josh Hartnett Dating Sienna Miller?

November 20th, 2008 12:05pm EST
Josh Hartnett
Hollywood actor Josh Hartnett was reportedly spotted enjoying another intimate evening in London with British star Sienna Miller - fueling rumors they are dating.

Hartnett is currently living in the English capital while he stars in the new West End production of Rain Man. The pair is said to have enjoyed a secret date last week at the exclusive Shoreditch House members' bar in East London, according to The London Paper.

A source tells the publication, "They definitely looked like a couple - and a good looking one at that! At one point, they were holding hands across the table, ...

Sienna Miller Confirms Getty Split

November 9th, 2008 12:30pm EST
Sienna Miller
British actress Sienna Miller has confirmed her split from married oil heir and actor Balthazar Getty - criticizing the media for making relationships in the spotlight too difficult.

The Alfie star has been romantically linked to Getty since the summer when they were spotted together in Prague in the Czech Republic, on the set of Miller's new movie GI Joe. But the pair was rumored to have split earlier this month. The romance sparked a media frenzy and Miller is convinced that the press interest in their relationship added to their problems.

She tells, "I'm single...

Sienna Miller Puts Romance With Balthazar Getty On Hold

November 3rd, 2008 9:54am EST
Sienna Miller
Actress Sienna Miller has reportedly called off her romance with married oil heir and actor Balthazar Getty after a series of fights over their differing lifestyles.

The actress is alleged to have recently flown back to her native Britain after initiating a "cooling-off" period with Getty. She is claimed to have clashed with Getty, who recently announced his separation from wife Rosetta, over his reluctance to file for divorce. The former couple has four children together, ranging from eight years to 13 months old.

However, according to Britain's Mail on Sunday, reformed alcoholic...

Sienna Miller Settles Paparazzi Lawsuit

September 30th, 2008 12:08pm EDT
Paparazzi Victim
Actress Sienna Miller has won $27,750 in damages from a British newspaper over invasion of privacy claims regarding a set of photos they published of the star.

The Alfie beauty was furious when the Daily Star printed photographs of her in Los Angeles on September 11th this year - and filed suit accusing publishing chiefs of violating her privacy. Miller has now accepted damages from the newspaper in an out-of-court settlement, and the newspaper's editors have also agreed to print an apology to the actress.

A statement from the Daily Star bosses reads, "On 11th September we publi...

Celebrity Serial Daters

September 16th, 2008 9:15am EDT
John Mayer
In Hollywood, the dating circle seems to be so small that most celebrities share boyfriends and girlfriends and swap spit left and right. The time between significant others seems to get shorter and shorter as well. Last week's tabloid cover may show a huge celebrity breakup and the week after it will feature the same exes and who they're already dating next. And although this isn't the case with all of Hollywood, there are a few we like to call Celebrity Serial Daters.

John Mayer uses his smooth rock star status to make the ladies fall for him, but seems to break their hearts just a...

Mom Defends Sienna Miller's Romance With Balthazar Getty

August 14th, 2008 10:41am EDT
Sienna Miller
Sienna Miller's mother has defended the actress over her much criticized relationship with Balthazar Getty. Miller and Getty, who last month announced his separation from wife Rosetta, have enjoyed a whirlwind romance which has attracted criticism from the media.

And the actress' mother, Jo, is upset at the reaction to her daughter and the Brothers and Sisters star's romance.

She says, "You can't understand how a woman seeing a man who has been separated from his wife for months can cause such a scandal. It's awful, I can't tell you. You wonder when it's all going to stop."


Pulse Patrol: The 'Weakly' Round-Up Of User Comments

July 28th, 2008 1:00pm EDT
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Each week the editors at Starpulse will be highlighting the best responses and remarks to news stories and celebrity topics that we've come across.

News Highlights = This week’s most gripping and insightful comments were made on “Amy Winehouse and her future Brood” story, the “Bat-Man” arrest, and “Moby as the Surgeon General” story as well as a Rejected Paris.

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Sienna Miller Files Lawsuit Against Tabloids

July 23rd, 2008 3:51pm EDT
Sienna Miller
Sienna Miller is suing the bosses of two British tabloids and a photo agency after they released a series of sexy pictures of the star with married actor Balthazar Getty.

Miller is targeting News International, the company that owns the News of the World and The Sun, and Big Pictures in legal papers filed at London's High Court earlier this week. The Alfie star claims her privacy was breached after photos of the pair frolicking on a yacht off Italy's Amalfi coast earlier this month were published by the papers - just days after Getty denied he was romantically involved with Miller.


Balthazar Getty Confirms Separation From Wife

July 22nd, 2008 9:05am EDT
Balthazar Getty
Actor Balthazar Getty has confirmed reports he has split from his wife Rosetta, amid rumors he is having an affair with actress Sienna Miller.

The Brothers & Sisters star, 33, was photographed frolicking on a yacht off Italy's Amalfi coast with a topless Miller earlier this month, just days after he denied he was romantically involved with the Alfie star. However Getty, who has four children with Rosetta, says the photographs have forced him to admit he and his wife are living apart.

In a statement released on Monday, he says, "The breakdown of a marriage is a very difficult and...

Sienna Miller Seen Embracing Balthazar Getty

July 13th, 2008 2:00pm EDT
Sienna Miller
British actress Sienna Miller has fueled rumors she is having an affair with married Balthazar Getty – after they were photographed together in a topless clinch.

The pair was snapped frolicking on a yacht off Italy's Amalfi coast earlier this week, just days after actor Getty denied being romantically involved with the Alfie star.

Miller is pictured embracing Getty wearing only skimpy bikini bottoms.

A source tells British newspaper the Daily Mirror, "Sienna is totally besotted with Balthazar. Their relationship has gone from strength to strength over the past month and Sienn...

Balthazar Getty Denies Miller Affair

July 2nd, 2008 11:21am EDT
Balthazar Getty
The married man accused of having an affair with Sienna Miller has denied reports he is romantically involved with the British actress.

The Alfie star was rumored to be dating actor Balthazar Getty following her split from boyfriend Rhys Ifans last month after the pair was photographed out and about in Los Angeles together last week.

However Getty, who is married with four children, has refuted allegations he is involved with Miller, saying, "It's not true. No truth to any of that."

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Celebrity Spotlight: Casey Affleck

February 4th, 2008 1:36pm EST
Casey Affleck
Casey Affleck is an Academy Award-nominated actor, but many people know him as Ben Affleck's little brother. Affleck was born Caleb Casey Affleck on August 12, 1975, in Falmouth, Massachusetts.

Affleck attended George Washington University and later transferred to Columbia University where he studied Physics, Astronomy and Western Philosophy.

Affleck's first film role was in the 1995 Gus Van Sant dark comedy "To Die For," which also starred Nicole Kidman and Joaquin Phoenix. He than appeared in the box office flop "Race the Sun."

In 1997, Ben, Casey and Matt Damon's career ...

What Might Have Been: A Different Perspective on 'Brothers & Sisters'

January 10th, 2008 9:51am EST
Brothers & Sisters
I used to think that there was no crisis facing the Walker family that they would not rise to face. I was wrong. It seems that during the circus that is the writers strike, ABC quietly ousted show creator Jon Robin Baitz from "Brothers & Sisters."

I found this out not in a news story, but rather in an article Baitz posted on the Huffington Post. In his article he described his life in Los Angeles, his work on the show, the compromises that were made and the eventual parting of ways between Hollywood and himself. What got me thinking was his mention that if "Brothers & Sisters" was on ...

Balthazar Getty Welcomes Fourth Child

October 8th, 2007 8:32am EDT
Balthazar Getty
Actor Balthazar Getty has become a father for the fourth time - after his wife Rosetta Millington gave birth to a baby girl. June Catherine was born on October 2 in Los Angeles, making her the latest addition to the couple's three-strong brood.

Getty has made no secret of his desire for a large family, telling People earlier this year, "I love kids. I love having a big family. I think the more the merrier - big happy home of, you know, little punks running around."

June joins seven-year-old Cassius Paul, Grace, 6; and four-year-old Violet.

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Politically-Charged Slasher Flick 'The Tripper' Comes To Unrated Edition DVD On Oct. 23

October 4th, 2007 3:38pm EDT
The Tripper
Prepare for a killer trip! It's the dawning of the age of bloodshed as a homicidal maniac with an obsession for Ronald Reagan wreaks havoc upon a group of bohemians in the horror satire The Tripper, debuting as The "Impeachable" Unrated Version DVD October 23rd from Fox Home Entertainment. Directed, produced and co-written by David Arquette (Scream trilogy, Eight Legged Freaks), the film is a nostalgic homage to the exploitation films of Wes Craven and Tobe Hooper that follows a group of free-loving hippies who escape to a modern- day Woodstock for a weekend of debauchery, only...

Balthazar Getty To Be A Dad Again

March 31st, 2007 10:26am EDT
Balthazar Getty
Actor Balthazar Getty (Brothers & Sisters) is set to become a dad for the fourth time. The 32-year-old star and his wife, Rosetta, have announced they're expecting another child.

The couple, who wed in 2000, are also parents to Cassius Paul, six, Grace, five, and three-year-old Violet.

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Emily VanCamp To Join Cast of 'Brothers & Sisters'

January 30th, 2007 2:56pm EST
Emily VanCamp
Emily VanCamp (Everwood) will join the cast of the hit drama series Brothers & Sisters as a series regular later this season in her second time teaming with executive producer Greg Berlanti. VanCamp will play Rebecca Harper, the daughter of William Walker (Tom Skerritt) and mistress Holly Harper (Patricia Wettig), whose existence has been kept secret for twenty years. The series airs Sundays (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

The cast of Brothers & Sisters also includes Calista Flockhart as Kitty, Rachel Griffiths as Sarah, Sally Field as Nora Holden, Ron Rifkin as S...

Celebrity Birthdays, January 22

January 22nd, 2007 3:00am EST
Michael Hutchence
Happy Birthday to "7th Heaven" actress Beverley Mitchell (1981), American singer Willa Ford (1981), Evanescence guitarist Ben Moody (1980), "Malcolm in the Middle" actor Christopher Masterson (1980), character actor Balthazar Getty (1975), "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" actress Olivia d'Abo (1967), "Unfaithful" star Diane Lane (1965), Will Smith partner DJ Jazzy Jeff (1965), late INXS singer Michael Hutchence (1960; d. 1997), "Exorcist" star Linda Blair (1959), "Dawson's Creek" actor John Wesley Shipp (1956), Journey singer Steve Perry (1949), British actor John Hurt (1940), "Incredible Hul...

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